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Belichick's draft blueprint unfolds

Updated: April 27, 2013, 3:42 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One big trade down, one athletic Swiss army knife for the front seven on defense, one much-needed, big outside receiver, one solid cornerback/special-teamer and, true to Bill Belichick form, one annual head-scratcher.

Yup, sounds like one straightforward summary of the first three rounds of the New England Patriots' 2013 draft.

"We're pretty much halfway through the drafting process here and I think we were able to improve our team," Belichick declared late Friday ...

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